Celebrate London’s 2017 World Athletics Bid Win

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London is the official host city for the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships, beating Doha to the chase. The announcement was made at a meeting of the 27-member IAAF council in Monaco earlier today.

If you’re an athletics fan, or just like the idea of London once again being centre of the sporting universe for a few days, then why not celebrate at some suitably named venues around town this weekend. Here are our top five suggestions:

  1. The Runner Bar at Greens, The City
  2. The Golden Hinde, Bankside
  3. The Only Running Footman, Mayfair
  4. The Three Hammers, NW7
  5. The Bolt Hole, The City

Failing that, you could always just raise a pint of London Pride at your local!

Visit the official 2017 World Athletics Championships London Bid site for more information on the championships.


  1. lovelondon says:


  2. Julie says:

    Even more fabulous sport to look forward to! When are tickets going on sale?